Childcare Program

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The Exchange

The aim of this project is to provide assistance to childcare centers in Angola which are often at full capacity due to the high incidences of poverty and illness. These centers are​​ often overcrowded and under resourced with a high demand for volunteer assistance​. This project is well suited to caring and enthusiastic volunteers, who have an interest in working with children from disadvantaged backgrounds


25 hours of help per week

Arts: Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.

Social Work: Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.

Teaching Languages: Teach a language to guests or local communities.

Child Care: Help look after, educate and instruct children.

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Tent: You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Restaurants: Get discounts at nearby restaurants.

Discounts on Accommodation: Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Free Hiking Tours: We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!

Free Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Beginner Portuguese or Intermediate English

Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

When volunteering on this project you can expect to assist with daily chores, ranging from cooking and cleaning, to assisting with feeding, caring for the children and babies, and teaching English. Volunteers are placed at a number of different childcare placements. All placements require volunteers to help the children with their education by taking English lessons, assisting with homework and teaching essential life skills, such as personal hygiene​,​ while also arranging games and activities for the children. This project is open to all volunteers who are interested in working with children, and experience is not required to participate.

Activities & Shift


Volunteers can make their own shift as long as they can offer 25 hours per week for the project.

Voluntários podem fazer seus próprios horários desde que consigam doar 25 horas por semana para o projeto.

Activities/ Atividades

Volunteers in this project will help with daily tasks and educational support such as:
- Help Cleaning
- Help in child care ( bath, dress up, food, etc)
- Develop recreational activities for the children
- Read Stories

Os voluntarios desse projeto vão ajudar com tarefas diárias e auxilio na educação como:

- Ajudar na limpeza
- Auxiliar nos cuidados com as crianças ( Banho, Vestir, Alimentação, etc)
- Desenvolver atividades recreativas para crianças
- Ler historias

Ha sempre atividades a serem feitas, então pedimos aos nossos voluntários que se engajem para fazerem a diferença.